Obasanjo Shames Jacob Zuma Over Xenophobia In South Africa


Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo shares his views on recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Former Nigerian President had spoken at the Texas Southern University (TSU) in Houston, Texas, USA, where he gave a special lecture on the political and economic situation in Nigeria, and

Ogun signs multi-billion light rail deal

Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta Governor Ibikunle Amosun Governor Ibukunle Amosun of Ogun state, Southwest, Nigeria has reinstated his administration’s commitment to the provision of the social infrastructure across the nook and crannies of the State.

Head Of Secret Google Lab Killed In Nepal Earthquake


Google executive Dan Fredinburg was killed on Mount Everest in an avalanche triggered by the massive earthquake that hit Nepal on Sunday. He was responsible for company’s highly secretive innovations laboratory – Google X.

Ekweremadu Warns Against Imposition Of Principal Officers On National Assembly

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President has urged the incoming administration to learn from the mistakes of previous governments and avoid imposing principal officers on the National Assembly. Senator Ekweremadu gave the warning on Monday at the opening of an induction seminar for incoming legislators holding in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

Nepal Earthquake: ‘Nine out of 10 soldiers’ in Rescue Mission


Nine out of 10 Nepalese troops are said to be involved in search and rescue operations, as the country pleads for more foreign aid to deal with a massive earthquake that killed 4,000 people. Almost the entire army and police has joined the quake effort, officials say.

Jonathan Appoints Peter Obi As Chairman Of SEC

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, as the new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr Obi’s appointment was announced on Monday.

Mayweather Snr tells son to retire after Pacquiao bout


Floyd Mayweather senior has advised his son to retire after Saturday’s super-fight against Manny Pacquiao. Mayweather, 38, has said he will fight one more time after the clash with Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The unbeaten American’s fight with Pacquiao is the fifth of a six-fight contract

Jonathan orders immediate release of NNPC audit report

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday ordered that the full report of the forensic audit of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation be made public immediately. He said his administration has nothing to hide on the matter.

Hazard Bags PFA Player of the Year Award As Kane Wins PFA Young Player of the Year

With the season coming to an end and Chelsea on the brink of winning the Premier League, the award ceremony for individual awards held yesterday. Chelsea’s attacking midfielder and Belgian international, Eden Hazard, who was nominated for the PFA player of the year and PFA young player of the year

Withdraw from politics, Ekiti APC lawmakers advise Babatope

The 19 All Progressives Congress lawmakers in Ekiti State House of Assembly have advised the Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, Ebenezer Babatope, to take a rest from politics after the defeat of his party in the last general elections. They said the elder statesman needed the rest to enable him cope